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Cover Story: 24 Jews who are changing the world (The Canadian Jewish News)

CJN Staff, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Change may be inevitable, but it’s not easy. It requires vision, inspiration and bravery to make it happen. Over the past few months, we here at The CJN have been thinking a lot about change in the Jewish community and how it affects where Canadian Jewry is headed in […]

Ve’ahavta’s humanitarian light shines through new logo (Design Edge Magazine)

By Jef Catapang, March 24, 2015, Design Edge Canada  After 18 years with the same logo, the time was right for humanitarian organization Ve’ahavta to try on something new. It would have to be something that could express Ve’ahavta’s Jewish identity and unique founding ideals, while also keeping away from cliched faith-based imagery. The final solution […]

Mobile Jewish Response to the Homeless and Cold Weather Response (CTV)

It’s been a COOOOLD winter! Ve’ahavta’s Mobile Jewish Response to the Homeless was in full force bringing relief and support to those living on the streets of Toronto. Check out this recent CTV News feature clip.

Stars aplenty attend Ve’ahavta’s Chai Anniversary Fundraiser (The Canadian Jewish News)

TORONTO — The stars shone Sunday night at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, where Ve’ahavta’s volunteers and clients paid tribute to the organization at its Tikun Olam Awards Ceremony and fundraising gala. Starry Nights, was indeed a star-studded affair attended by more than 500 supporters to mark Ve’ahavta’s 18th year of providing relief to hunger, homelessness and […]

Starry Nights 2014 (City News)

Starry Nights 2014 (CTV)

John Tory at Starry Nights 2014 (CP24)

Words from the Street lets the downtrodden tell their stories (Toronto Star)

Sex-trade worker’s experiences spur winning entry in Words from the Street, revealed Sunday in Regent Park. By: Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew Business Reporter, Published on Sun Sep 21 2014 Jillann Mignon always knew she had a voice. She just didn’t know if anybody wanted to hear what she had to say. After spending 11 years as […]

Ve’ahavta Skills Academy Helps Homeless, Marginalized At College (samaritanmag.com)

Posted on July 3, 2014 By Kim Hughes | www.samaritanmag.com The transformative power of education has inspired many great quotes from many great minds. Don’t be surprised when Theresa Schrader – and other previously marginalized people from Toronto – one day add their own heartfelt aphorisms to that list. Schrader is the program coordinator with the […]

Ve’ahavta drive aims to move Jews to help others (The Canadian Jewish News)

Ruth Schweitzer, Special to The CJN, Monday, May 26, 2014 Ve’ahavta is hoping its new $1.5-million fundraising campaign, It Is A Jewish Cause, will stimulate discussion about what responsibility Jews have for communities outside their own. The money raised by the campaign, which runs until Dec. 31, will be earmarked for four Ve’ahavta programs: its […]

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